“This year’s Earth Day at College of the Canyons is a lot more student initiated,” said Jia-Yi Cheng-Levine, SDC co-chair. “I am thrilled to see our students take interest in environmental matters and to see them share their knowledge with the community.”
Duane Morton, founder of the full-service junk removal company 1-800-GOT JUNK, will give the presentation “It’s All Junk” at 11:15 a.m. in Boykin Hall, Room 105. The 20-minute presentation will be followed by a screening and discussion of “The Story of Stuff,” an online documentary film that discusses the connections between environmental and social issues.
From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., attendees will also be able to plant sunflowers and poppies in biodegradable cups that will be available outside the Student Center.
Vincent Devlahovich, a geology professor at the college, will lead the panel “Learning Community and Sustainability” in Hasley Hall Room 234 at 1 p.m.
Last summer, a tiny robot named “Wall-E” shed some light on the future of the environment. The Academy-award winning animated film “Wall-E” will be screened at 2:30 p.m. in Boykin Hall Room 105.
Environmentally friendly door prizes, such as reusable shopping bags, “green” calendars and canteen water bottles will be raffled.